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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 08-09-2014, 01:06 AM Thread Starter
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front fork springs??

Just look for some feed back about changing the springs to stop the noise diving under hard breaking. I have looked at progressive,but there is not too many to pick from. Any information would be a great help! Thanks Freddy Rode
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have you tried just changing the fork oil out? i switched from the stock oil to the se heavy and it improved the ride dramatically. is it as good as monotubes or some other upgrade? no? but it only cost $20 and it was good enough (for now )

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I changed out my stock springs for Profile-Low HD springs and it did away with the front end dive. I have since changed out for Monotubes and a great difference in ride.

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I'm using Progressive Monotubes. It's a stiffer ride, eliminates brake dive and better handling in the corners...


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Look up Ricor Intiminators. That's what you need. They work as advertised
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post #6 of 12 (permalink) Old 08-27-2014, 07:37 PM
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I would go with the monotubes. I did the progressive drop in springs and ricor intiminators on my streetglide when I added a 21" wheel. No brake dive but it always felt stiff.


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If your going to change springs just go with the Monotubes. This way , no more worry about fork oil maintenence. Try the SE oil first and if still not happy buy the Monotubes. You should be able to get a set around $250.

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I have a set of brand new progress springs I'd let go for $75.00 Brand new never been outta the box.

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post #9 of 12 (permalink) Old 08-28-2014, 09:19 AM
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I installed the mono tubes when I changed out my lowers and I'm very happy with them. It was the best $250 I spent on the bike.
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Mono tubes on my bike and I love them. You will have nose dive when braking with the mono tubes too but it is only about 25% of what you get with fork springs.
Besides the great ride and handling characteristics of the mono tube I like the fact that there is no more need to do front fork maintenance.


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